Google’s Motorola Ridicules ‘other’ Android Devices for Indiscipline

Motorola Ridiclues Android Partners

At an event earlier today Motorola, a Google company unveiled its latest ‘budget’ smartphone called “Moto G”. The theme of the entire event and the ideology behind the product was to make premium features available at a non-premium price. While announcing the new Moto G product Motorola executives mentioned Apple’s iPhone 5s, Samsung’s Galaxy S4 and HTC a few times. … Read More

USPTO Grants Apple iOS App Folders and “Jiggle Mode” UI Patent

iPhone Jiggle Mode Patent

Apple introduced iOS app folders in iOS 4 and has had the ‘Jiggle Mode’ UI since iOS 1. On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple the patent for iOS app folders and the ‘Jiggle Mode’ UI. The patent, which is listed as U.S. Patent No. 8,423,911, describes the iOS app folders as “Device, method, and graphical user interface … Read More

Apple Updates iOS Podcasts App With Minor Bug Fixes

Podcasts App

Late last month, Apple introduced a standalone Podcasts app, pulling the service out of the Music app on iOS and building a new UI around it. However, soon after release, it became apparent that the app was ridden with numerous bugs as with any introduction of a new user interface or application. On Wednesday, the Cupertino company addressed these issues … Read More

Google Voice App for iPhone Coming Soon to the App Store

Apple has been busy updating it’s iPhone developer agreement and app store review guidelines and it sure has made a lot of people happy. Sean Kovacs, developer of the Google Voice application for iPhone called “GV Mobile” recently updated his Twitter status saying: Good news: I did get confirmation back from Apple that it will most likely get back in … Read More

App Layout : Design Your Dream iPhone App’s User Interface

App Layout

App Layout Rating: App Layout allows anyone to mock up iPhone or iPad User Interface designs on their iPad. You can then save the design as an image and share it with others. Is this something you might be looking for? App Layout has hit the iTunes App Store at a price point which certainly makes it worth investigation. Similar packages … Read More

Vonage Now Lets You Call Your Facebook Friends For Free

Vonage facebook app

Vonage, famous for providing easy to use voice-over-ip solutions, released a new iOS 4 app today that allows facebook users to call each other for free. The app, called Vonage Mobile for Facebook, connects with facebook using Facebook Connect and then displays a list of all of your friends. The friend list is grouped into two groups, those who have … Read More

Calcbot for iPhone and iPad App Review

Calcbot 2

Calcbot Rating: The app store has hundreds of different calculator apps. The specialized calculators such as the graphing calculators, builder’s calculators, and engineering calculators all provide features not found in the native iPhone calculator app. The rest of the apps which seems to be nothing more than different user interfaces for the same basic calculator have always made me question the … Read More

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Keynote Event Roundup

Apple has certainly been on a streak lately. The public release of the iPad has been a complete success and now the details of the much anticipated iPhone OS 4.0. The new operating system has been the main object of speculation and rumor since the unveiling of the Apple tablet in January. Today’s announcement finally threw back the curtain and … Read More

Microsoft’s Courier. Is this the iPad slayer?

Microsoft’s Courier tablet was first mentioned on tech sites a couple of months ago. At the time it was only a concept which existed in the form of a kind of User Interface showcase with cartoon hands controlling a virtual device. But those concept videos were rather impressive and very forward thinking. Of the many UI features that impressed me … Read More

Jailbroken iPhone Gets iPad UI

If you own a jailbroken iPhone and want the UI of your device to look just like the iPad then you can accomplish that by simply installing a few apps from cydia and app store. Winterboard app via Cydia “Simple iPad Theme” via Cydia MakeItMine app via Cydia to Change the Carrier logo to iPad. More details here. Shrink app … Read More

App Store Serving Porn Again – Apple Oblivious?

Apple has been trying hard to keep Porn apps away from the App Store, but it seems it’s getting harder for them to keep a lookout for apps which sneak or pull objectionable content from a server after the app is approved. Hottest Girls was recently pulled from the App Store for serving questionable content from a server though the … Read More